Author:
Domus
Published:
September 18, 2015
Categories:
Architecture Visual arts

The V&A proudly presents artist Barnaby Barford’s most audacious project to date. The six and a half metre ceramic installation created for the Museum is on display in the Medieval & Renaissance Galleries from 8 September to 1 November 2015. A major sculptural installation created for the V&A by artist Barnaby Barford, The Tower of Babel tells an array of stories about our capital city, our society and economy, and ourselves as consumers. Standing an imposing six metres high, the Tower comprises 3000 bone china shops, each one unique, each depicting a real London shop photographed by the artist. At its base the shops are derelict, while at its pinnacle are the crème-de-la-crème of London’s exclusive boutiques and galleries. Read More
Text Source: V&A Museum Blog
Images and captions source: Barnaby Barford Artist facebook page
To learn more about Barnaby Barford’s work you can have a look to his website